Eating and Drinking
Award winning restaurants, bars, cafes and ice cream parlours
This great-for-gourmets corner of Kent is brimming-full of fine produce, local markets and award-winning places to eat.
Find a tempting range of independent eateries, alongside nation chain restaurants. Seafront chippys to waterside dining harbour restaurants to rural gastro pubs, vintage ice cream parlours to continental cafes. Plus a growing offering of wholefood, vegan and vegetarian provision.
In Margate, The Ambrette, delights taste buds with its contemporary twist on Indian cuisine. GB Pizza serves delicious wood-fired pizza with views out across Margate's golden sands. Morrelli’s and Chiappinis in Broadstairs are 1950s ice cream parlours overflowing with retro flavour. Ramsgate's lively cosmopolitan feel is perfect for alfresco dining with views over the Royal Harbour from bars, cafes and restaurants.
Top local produce is everywhere. Quex Park Estates uses locally grown-potatoes and Quex Oils to create Kent Crisps. Gadds' The Ramsgate Brewery specialises in creating award-winning, fresh cask and bottle beers. That is not all; we have the highest concentration of Micro Pubs
Visit at Easter or in the autumn for Broadstairs Food Festival; a three day celebration of Thanet's finest meats, cheeses and breads, all washed down with Kent wines, ciders and ales. The Easter Thanet Beer Festival comes to Margate, showcasing the transformation of fine Kentish hops into an irresistible array of perries, bitters and ales.
The Produced in Kent website champions a must-sample selection of local products and outlets.